Mary Berry in Tuileries Palace, Paris - 5 April, 1802, in the afternoon

from Diary of Mary Berry, 5 April 1802, pages 179–181:

At last I have seen this famous parade, which all the Parisians have been talking of for a month past. I was not disappointed in it, because my great object was to see Buonaparte, and I knew beforehand how little one could possibly see of him upon such an occasion […]We were conducted by our friend the tailor to a window in the entresol of the Tuileries looking into the Court, the best situation possible, as it is above the lines of infantry and not much above the level of a man on horseback. There were several people at…   more >>

cite as

Mary Berry, Diary of Mary Berry, 5 April 1802. In Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852, volume 2 (London, 1865), p. 179–181. accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: Tuileries Palace, Paris


Mary Berry
Author, literary hostess, Playwright

Listening to

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military music at a parade of the troops performed by military band

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 April, 1802, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 08 Nov 2018 17:07:26 +0000
Approved on Sat, 01 Dec 2018 12:39:37 +0000